Position Vacant – Heritage Consultant

Context is excited to offer a dynamic and experienced cultural heritage specialist an opportunity to contribute to our growing business. This is a full-time position, based in our Melbourne office.

About Context

Context is part of the vibrant and progressive GML Heritage consultancy group that wants to make a difference. Our motivated multidisciplinary team has expertise in all heritage disciplines, including urban planning, architecture, archaeology, Aboriginal cultural heritage, landscapes, community values, and interpretation. Context focuses on collaboration and delivery of influential heritage advice to private and public sector clients throughout Australia and internationally. We take pride in our work and think that heritage contributes to our sense of place and a sustainable environment.

The Position

We are looking for applicants with heritage planning experience who want to play a key role in shaping our consultancy into the future. In this position you will provide specialist heritage advice across a range of heritage services, including heritage values assessment. You will support senior consultants, manage projects, provide specialist advice to clients, and support emerging consultants in the firm.

About You

The successful applicant will hold a degree (ideally with Honours or Masters) in a cultural heritage discipline and have expertise and experience in architectural conservation and heritage planning. You will have at least five (5) years’ experience in a consulting environment, or commensurate experience in another heritage role.
You will have excellent writing skills, with demonstrated experience in research and analysis, heritage assessment, providing heritage advice, report writing and preparation, and project management and support. Importantly, you will be a team player who is able to undertake large projects in multidisciplinary teams, and work within time and budget constraints. A working knowledge of Victorian and local government heritage legislation, and industry guidelines such as the Burra Charter, is essential. Experience in GIS, Adobe Suite, photographic documentation, database systems, and community engagement would be an advantage.

What we Offer our Employees

Context offers a dynamic and fast-paced working environment with a strong team culture and a rewarding and worthwhile purpose through shaping our future environment with heritage conservation and revitalisation at the heart of what we do.
You will have the opportunity to work alongside enthusiastic and experienced heritage practitioners in an engaged and collaborative environment.
You will also have access to a training and development program that encourages all employees to grow their heritage skills and knowledge. Other current extras include paid parental leave, income protection insurance, an employee referral scheme, and a health and wellbeing program.

How to Apply

A position description and person specification can be accessed here.

If you are keen to join the Context-GML team, please send a covering letter, addressing the requirements of this position, and your CV to